Almaraz exhibit comes to a close

By Jesus Figueroa   After three months and six successful events, the “Carlos Almaraz: A Life Recalled” exhibit will be on display for the last time this Saturday. On display are not only well known paintings of Carlos Almaraz, the late Los Angeles artist, whose work was popular during the Chicano art scene that developed during the 1970s, but some that had never before been seen. The exhibit has brought…

December 5, 2012

Gaytino, a one man performance

By Jesus Figueroa ELAC alumnus Dan “Eddie” Guerrero brought a culturally explosive one-man show, ‘¡Gaytino!’ to the P2 Proscenium Theatre last Thursday afternoon and Saturday night. “How many Chicanos do you think have performed at the Kennedy Center,” Guerrero asked.  Guerrero is proud of having performed ¡Gaytino!, with much success and great reviews there. The crowd was greeted to a large projection on the screen on stage upon entering the…

October 10, 2012

Carlos Almaraz Exhibition at ELAC

  By Jesus Figueroa   The exhibit reception for “Carlos Almaraz: A Life Recalled” at the Vincent Price Art Museum on the East Los Angeles College campus brought inspiration to the community last Saturday. The museum is named after the late Vincent Price, whose daughter, Victoria Price, attended her first exhibit opening at the Vincent Price Art Museum. “Inspiration” was the word Victoria Price used to describe the artwork being…

September 12, 2012